The Health Authority of Abu Dhabi (HAAD) is an exemplary body that provides licence to those healthcare professionals who wish to practice in any healthcare sector within the Emirate of Abu Dhabi through the HAAD Exam. It is mandatory for all health professionals to obtain their licence prior to practicing in any healthcare sector within Abu Dhabi. The licence must be updated and valid at all times while practicing and also it must be renewed 3 months prior to the expiry date. A health professional’s license is actually associated with the healthcare sector they are working for. All UAE National physicians working in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi may practice in both Public and Private sector simultaneously. The physicians must obtain a no objection from their Hospital Medical Director or management.